Principal's Welcome

Cherylyn Skewes commenced as Principal of St Peter’s Girls at the start of 2023, bringing a wealth of educational and leadership experience from ELC to Senior School.

She holds a Master of Education (Curriculum and Administration Studies) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

With core teaching expertise in Years 7 - 12 English and German, Cherylyn’s career journey boasts breadth and depth. She held various leadership roles at St Peter’s College in Adelaide, was founding Principal of the reimagined Annesley Junior School and spent five years as Principal of Leibler Yavneh College in Melbourne.

In 2022, Cherylyn was invited to join Independent Schools Victoria as a Principal Consultant, developing strategies with educational experts and Principals.

Cherylyn has an abiding passion for the holistic and future-focused education of girls, and a strong belief in the important and unique role that committed school communities such as Saints Girls play in the lives of our children.